Patterns of sedentary behaviour in office workers

AF Kirk, AM Knowles, K Laverty, D Muggeridge, L Kelly, A Hughes

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Abstract

Prolonged sedentary behaviour is associated with obesity, abnormal glucose metabolism and increased risk for Type 2 diabetes. Understanding habitual patterns in sedentary behaviour is important to inform feasible and acceptable guidelines and interventions.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberP276
Number of pages1
JournalDiabetic Medicine
Volume33
Issue numberSuppl. 1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 Mar 2016
EventDiabetes UK Professional Conference 2016 - Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 2 Mar 20164 Mar 2016

Keywords

  • sedentary behaviour
  • obesity
  • glucose metabolism
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • office workers

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